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21 Ways to Buff Up Your Browser

You probably spend more time working (and playing) in IE, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari than in any other application. Here are our favorite tips, tricks, and add-ons to supercharge your Web browser.

Which Browser Should You Use?

Not all Web browsers are created equal. Some are faster; some are more versatile; others are especially secure. We tested six leading browsers to learn where each one excels…and fails.

Obama's Internet Bill Of Rights Will Be Hard to Enforce: Here's Why

Let's take a closer look at the major points of the president's timely announcement on online rights.

Browser Add-On Stops Google (and others) from Tracking You Online

Abine offers browser add-on that prevents Google, advertisers, Facebook, and other marketing companies from tracking you online via a free browser tool.

Google Says IE Privacy Policy Is Impractical in Modern Web

Microsoft's privacy protection feature in Internet Explorer, known as P3P, is impractical to comply with while providing modern web functionality such as...

Will the FTC Investigate Google's Safari Gaffe?

Complaints mount about the difference between policy and practice in Google's efforts to respect privacy but serve up targeted ads.

Liberties Groups Rap Google's Skirting of Safari's Privacy Protections

Accident or not, Google's actions regarding cookies and Apple's browser are "severely disappointing," privacy experts say.

Google's Tracking of Safari Users Could Lead to FTC Investigation

Google's alleged circumvention of do-not-track controls on Apple's Safari browser could lead to big fines from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Google's Safari Tracking Debacle: Reality Check

Google appears to be busted abusing user privacy by tracking users across the web without their permission, but Google denies the charge.

'Do Not Track' Tool Promises Page Loads Up to Four Times Faster

A running counter in this cross-platform browser add-on shows users how many tracking attempts have been blocked, and from which companies.